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Dear Ottawa media, If I wanted to go to the former “lynx” stadium for a few hours of baseball I would gladly spend the money. I loved watching games with... more
Property Taxes
Ottawa's baseball stadium
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Jim Watson
Kent Kirkpatrick
In the Interest of the Seventh Generation There is a tradition in some societies, whenever decisions are being made, to consider the interests of the next... more
Sustainability
responsibility
hope
humility
potential
Prince of Wales Bridge: Why Isn't This a Bikeway To The Mayor and Members Of Ottawa City Council The Following was published on my blog The Fifth column here:... more
bike paths
Cycling
Prince of Wales Bridge
Jim Watson
Ottawa
Ottawa City Council
Friends, This Wednesday, Ottawa City Council will vote on whether to reduce the amount of oversight on Lansdowne's redevelopment. The proposal is that from now... more
Lansdowne Park redevelopment
sole sourcing
Development
Ottawa
OSEG
Minto
Jim Watson
Ottawa City Council
FEDCO
Dear Ottawa residents, Did you know that Ottawa City Council, including the Mayor and non elected officials, are exempt and not accountable for most of their... more
Accountability
governance
City of Ottawa
Ontario Municipal Act
City Council
Dear Ottawa Public Library, I’m writing this letter today (inspired by Unpublished Ottawa’s platform for ideas) to suggest you need to swing in with the... more
Ottawa Public Library
entrepreneur
freelance work
coffee shops
Dear Sens fans, Help Daniel Alfredsson make his decision on whether or not he'll stay on as the captain of the Ottawa Senators for another year. Share this... more
Daniel Alfredsson's retirement
Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
Alfie
Team 1200
NHL
Hockey
I was very disappointed to hear that Ottawa has failed to take the opportunity to create a progressive wildlife strategy for Canada's capital. I am a British... more
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Wildlife strategy
City of Ottawa
living with wildlife
Ottawa
Urban wildlife
wildlife conflict
Planning
coyotes
beavers
raccoons
Dear Taxpayers & Transit Users, With reference to allegations we heard from the former Chief of Staff for Mayor Rob Ford at a March 2012 conference,... more
Breach of trust
sole sourcing
Grant Thornton Report
Kathleen Wynne
Metrolinx
Presto
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
ACS Xerox
Ontario
Durham
York
Brampton
Hamiliton
Mississauga
Ottawa
Toronto
Oakville
LRT
Transit
taxes
Coalition 0.5
Bob Chiarelli
Dear Ottawa residents, Preserving healthy streams with clean water has become a focus of greater concern as periods of drought and flooding seem to be the new... more
living with beavers
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Wildlife
martinez beavers
living with wildlife
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Jim Watson
Maria McRae
Doug Thompson
Dear Ottawa residents, It seems Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson doesn’t have much regard for ‘process’. Judging by the Wildlife Strategy fiasco, he has even less... more
Wildlife
City of Ottawa Wildlife policy
Ontario Wildlife Coalition
City of Ottawa
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee
Doug Thompson
Dear Prime Minister, I am shocked that no Canadian government, federal, provincial, or municipal, is investigating the launch of autonomous vehicles and... more
Autonomous vehicles
Stephen Harper
Driving regulations
Canada
Dear Sens fans, The Ottawa Senators will need to make some line changes for Game 2 of their quarter final match up against the Pittsburgh Penguins Friday night... more
NHL Playoffs
Ottawa Senators
Pittsburg Penguins
Mika Zibanejad
Evgeni Malkin
Hockey
Ottawa
Dear Ottawa residents, Let me tell you about trying to “work with” the City to save our beautiful, 45-year-old Ash tree. As I noticed the odd tree in our... more
Emerald Ash Borer
EAB
City of Ottawa
EAB treatment
TreeAzin
Ash trees
Save Your Ash Trees
Hi Ottawa residents, I'm trying to make sense of this. Can you help? What do you think? Marie Antoinette likely never said "Let them eat cake", but Ottawa... more

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